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Aug 29, 7:05 PM | GrassProgressive Field

Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians Odds

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A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Oakland duelling Cleveland on Monday at Progressive Field.

The Indians will turn to David Huff and his 1-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Athletics send Brandon McCarthy (7-6) to the hill.

View Oakland vs Cleveland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-135 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 8.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 13-ranked Indians and the American League No. 5-rated Athletics in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Cleveland's No. 9 ranked American League offense (4.3 runs per game) against a Athletics defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 7 in the American League at 4.2 runs allowed per game. The Indians have been averaging 8.5 hits per game, more than the Athletics have managed so far this season (8.3 hits on average).

Defensively, Oakland features the American League's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.6 runs per game. Cleveland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the American League at home, scoring 4.2 runs per game.

Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Royals at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at +153 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Indians were saddled with a loss last time out in Justin Masterson's start, as they lost 2-1 against Kansas City on Sunday at Progressive Field.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Boston are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

A few Athletics at Indians trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Oakland's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oakland's last 8 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cleveland's last 8 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Cleveland's last 21 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games

Next up:
Oakland at Cleveland, Tuesday, August 30

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